The most recent baby abandonment case in East Boston sparked discussion in the health care community about the awareness level among teens about the 2004 Massachusetts Safe Haven Act. The act “allows a parent to legally surrender newborn infants 7 days old or younger at a hospital, police station, or manned fire station without facing […]
Recalls of products happen on a daily basis—most that go by with little attention because thankfully, no one was seriously hurt or lost their lives as a result. But with the high profile recalls of eggs, Similac Formula and most recently 10 million Fisher Price products a lot of parents and parents-to-be have started to […]
One of my family’s favorite fall activities has always been applepicking. Now that the weather is getting cooler, the leaves are starting to turn and the crisp apples are in their prime, it’s a perfect time to make your family trip to a local orchard. I’ve done a bit of research and compiled the following […]
At 6pm earlier this evening both of my kids walked through the door (one from a football game the other from an afternoon activity) declaring they were “starving.” Immediately, I thought about ordering pizza but then my daughter asked, “can we have pancakes for dinner?” “Of course we can have pancakes for dinner,” I replied. […]
Our family seems to have started a new phase–we are on quite a streak of playing board games at my house. I can’t even remember a time when my daughter actually chose–and enjoyed–a board game over a video or an electronic game. Her usual requests for entertainment are to play with her iPod Touch, Nintendo […]
Our household is just starting to settle into school schedules and routines. We’re all also getting used to my oldest son being away at college—at home now are my 15 year old son and my 10 year old daughter. My two boys have always been really good pals. They both love sports, play football and […]
A classic case of Empty Nest.